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POTTERY BARN DEBUTS HOME COLLABORATION WITH EMILY CURRENT AND MERITT ELLIOTT

Collection now available in select stores, and online at www.potterybarn.com

8/9/17 2:00 PDT

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SAN FRANCISCO

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"After incredible success with collections for Pottery Barn Kids and PBteen, we are so excited to unveil pieces for the entire home."

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pottery Barn, a member of the Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE: WSM) portfolio of brands, today unveils the brand’s first collection with fashion duo Emily Current and Meritt Elliott (‘Emily + Meritt’), joining sister brands PBteen and Pottery Barn Kids in partnership with the Los Angeles-based designers. The Emily + Meritt collection mixes Pottery Barn’s classic lines and casual, stylish aesthetic with playful, Americana charm to create tabletop accessories, decorative accents, select furniture and bedding.

Rounding out the Pottery Barn brands’ offering of Emily + Meritt pieces for the home, the collection features over 30 items characterized by classic ticking stripes, unexpected gold and brass accents, whimsical touches and washed chambray—paying homage to Emily + Meritt’s denim-focused flagship apparel brand, The GREAT.

“After years of creating covetable rooms for both kids and teens, it’s exciting to design something for the living, dining and master bedrooms! We approach interiors the same way we approach fashion – layering whimsical, unexpected elements back to rethought classics,” said Emily Current and Meritt Elliott. “In this collection, we’ve combined washed black and white with touches of vintage-y gold and textural chambray- which can feel both graphic and versatile.”

Signature pieces from the collection include the Bergere Chair, Brass Peace Sign Jewelry Holder, Raleigh Denim Bench and Denim Boudoir Pillow. Prices will range from $8-$999 USD.

“Emily + Meritt bring such an effortless sense of glamour to our brand, taking classic patterns and prints—such as antique ticking stripes and hand-drawn caricatures, creates a stylish expression for the modern household,” said Monica Bhargava, Executive Vice President of Product Development and Design, Pottery Barn. “After incredible success with collections for Pottery Barn Kids and PBteen, we are so excited to unveil pieces for the entire home.”

Later this year, the Emily + Meritt for Pottery Barn collection will continue exclusively for the holiday 2017 season, focusing on unique décor and magical entertaining moments. Product highlights will include the Gold Top Hat Ice Bucket, Gold Jingle Bells Wine Opener, and a denim tree skirt and chambray stocking.

To view the entire Emily + Meritt for Pottery Barn collection please visit www.potterybarn.com/emilyandmeritt and join the conversation on social media with @potterybarn #EandMxPB.

ABOUT EMILY CURRENT AND MERITT ELLIOTT

Emily Current and Meritt Elliott, a creative team since 1999, are the celebrated Los Angeles-based duo known for their whimsical and timeless sensibility that recalls classic Americana. Drawn to one another’s innate sense of style, Emily and Meritt first met in college and quickly realized the fresh and fearless aesthetic they share – an affinity for individuality, dressing without rules and mixing high and low with confidence and flair. In Spring 2012, the twosome joined an elite rank of designers when they became members of the prestigious Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA). In a visual ode to their varied career, encapsulating their love affair with denim and imaginative worldview, Emily and Meritt penned A Denim Story: Inspirations from Bell-bottoms to Boyfriends, a coffee table book published by Rizzoli in Spring 2014. In Spring 2015, Emily and Meritt launched their much anticipated, multi-category women’s collection, aptly named THE GREAT. Whether they’re designing a collection, creating memorable outfits for clients, styling unforgettable editorial spreads and advertising campaigns, appearing as fashion experts, or consulting for companies inspired by their distinct world-view, Emily and Meritt always bring a playful, intelligent spirit to whatever they touch. For more information on Emily Current and Meritt Elliott, please visit www.thisisemilyandmeritt.com or email Ashley@thisisemilyandmeritt.com .

ABOUT POTTERY BARN

Pottery Barn, a member of the Williams-Sonoma, Inc. portfolio of brands, is a premier specialty retailer for casual, comfortable and stylish home furnishings. Key product categories include furniture, bedding, bath, rugs, window treatments, tabletop, lighting and decorative accessories. Nearly all Pottery Barn products are designed in house and are exclusive to its catalogs, stores and website. Pottery Barn currently has retail stores in the United States, Mexico, Canada and Australia and unaffiliated franchisees that operate stores in the Middle East and the Philippines, as well as an ecommerce site at www.potterybarn.com. Pottery Barn provides complimentary design services and a comprehensive gift registry program for weddings and other special events. Pottery Barn now offers products for all life stages and every room in the home through Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn Bed and Bath, Pottery Barn Kids, and PBteen. The company is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

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Contact:

Pottery Barn
Jess Haro, 415-445-3535
Public Relations
JHaro@wsgc.com
or
Emily + Meritt
Ashley Ross, 216-406-4613
Public Relations
ashley@thisisemilyandmeritt.com
or
SHADOW
Erica Larsen or Isabella Palmer, 212-972-0277
Erica@weareshadow.com or Isabella@weareshadow.com